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W.D. Clayton, M. Vorontsova, K.T. Harman & H. Williamson

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Fargesia jiulongensis

HABIT Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short (4–6.5cm); pachymorph. Culms 300–500 cm long; 10–20 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; hollow; 20–30 cm long; estriate; distally glabrous. Culm-nodes without obvious supra-nodal ridge, or with distinct supra-nodal ridge. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement several. Culm-sheaths deciduous; coriaceous; hispid; with tawny hairs; hairy on margins; without auricles; glabrous on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 1.5–7 mm high; ciliolate. Culm-sheath blade linear, or lanceolate; deciduous; reflexed. Leaves 3–5 per branch. Leaf-sheaths pubescent; hairs yellow; outer margin hairy. Leaf-sheath oral hairs lacking. Ligule a ciliolate membrane; 1 mm long; purple; truncate. Leaf-blade base cuneate; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 5.5–13 cm long; 4–9 mm wide; chartaceous. Leaf-blade venation with 6–8 secondary veins; with distinct cross veins. Leaf-blade surface pubescent; hairy abaxially. Leaf-blade margins scabrous.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Arundinarieae. Fl China 2006.

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